ROHAN KAR was born in London, but spent his early years in Sri Lanka. Several of his short stories have been published in anthologies (Fish, The New Writer, MIR, Tindal Street Press) and, in 2005, he was a winner of the Scottish Open International Poetry awards with his poem, Seeing True, about a father’s fear for his son in war. His short, We Are All Made of Stars, about the challenges of marriage, was broadcast as part of the Introductions theme for BBC’s Radio 4 in 2014. He studied at the Universities of Kent, London and Harvard, and graduated from Birkbeck College's Creative Writing MA with distinction. Rohan has worked as an engineer, trade journalist, lawyer and teacher, and currently lives in the UK.
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The Chocolate Dip
by Rohan Kar
Childhood changes us all - and sometimes the accidents of childhood shape us beyond recognition. Days before the ‘Boxing Day’ Tsunami, Sam Paul, a British lawyer doomed, deracinated and alone, battles with his conscious and searches for an identity when forced between helping a young boy prosecute a child trafficking syndicate, or negotiating a trade treaty for the British Government in Sri Lanka.
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